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Handmade red wine by Bob Salsbury 200?, Zin? Merlot?, Healdsburg CA

Bob grows grapes on his property in Healsberg and gave this bottle to our freinds Scott and Jen Zuppan, who brought it over to dinner last night.

There was no label on it and Scott couldn't remember if it was a Zin or a Merlot. Upon tasting it, we couldn't form a consensus either but one thing we were sure of, it was atomic.

If it was a Merlot, it may have been the best Merlot I've ever had. Not that there's anything wrong with Merlot, I just don't buy or drink it very often.

If it was a Zin, it was one of the best Zins I've ever had; and I have had dozens of tip-top Zins in my life.

In any case (get it? Case? Nevermind), bravo to Bob Salsbury and thanks for sharing!


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